Four Nova Scotia clean technology start-ups are getting a boost towards investment readiness through Innovacorp’s CleanTech Development Program.

Supported by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the program offers participants up to $50,000 in non-dilutive, non-repayable funding to address key technical and business milestones.

The companies chosen to participate in Innovacorp’s 2017-2018 CleanTech Development Program are:

Global Spatial Technology Solutions (GSTS) – Richard Kolacz – Halifax – $50,000 – 
Developing data monitoring and analysis solutions that use satellite data for route optimization and risk management in the maritime shipping industry. 

Peer Ledger – Dawn Jutla – Halifax – $50,000 –
Using blockchain technology to help verify identities and ensure ethical supply of precious metals and minerals for the electronics manufacturing industries.

Rimot – Andrew Boswell, James Craig – Halifax – $25,000 – 
Developing technologies for monitoring and managing remote business-critical infrastructure (e.g., radio towers, marine navigation equipment) to minimize downtime, disruptions and maintenance costs.

B-Line Analytics – Aaron Short, Torrin Swanson – Halifax – $25,000 – 
Developing technology that helps property managers and engineers easily and affordably collect occupant transportation-usage data to achieve and maintain green-building certifications.

Nova Eel – Paul Smith – Halifax – $15,000
Producing and exporting American eel caught by Nova Eel’s glass eel fishery.

For more information, please contact:

Michaela Meltzer Gardner

February 1, 2018, Halifax, Nova Scotia

CleanTech Development Program is presented by: